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US v. Shim, No. 08-1834

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By FindLaw Staff on October 08, 2009 4:33 PM

Defendant's conviction for conspiring to transport women in interstate and foreign commerce for the purpose of prostitution is reversed where the district court erred in failing to instruct the jury that defendant had to know that the women were transported in interstate commerce to be guilty of the offense.

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Appellate Information

Argued: May 12, 2009

Decided: October 8, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam

Counsel

For Appellants:

Susan C. Wolfe, Hoffman & Pollok, LLP, New York, NY

For Appellee:

Elie Honig, Andrew L. Fish, Assistant United States Attorney, New York, NY

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